Knockastanna

Knockastanna Wind Farm is located in Co. Tipperary near to the border with Co. Limerick and the village of Doon.

The 6MW wind farm comprises four turbines and entered commercial operation in 2009. Knockastanna Wind Farm can power 4,000 homes and help abate almost 5,000 tonnes of harmful carbon dioxide per annum.

About Knockastanna wind farm
OwnershipSSE Renewables
LocationCounty Tipperary
MW capacity6
Number of turbines4
Year site became operational2009
Lifetime community funds valueThe Knockastanna Community Fund launched in 2010. So far around €145,000 has been presented to groups around the wind farm.

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^Total annual homes powered quoted based on installed capacity, historic onshore wind load factor of 40% at site, typical annual consumption (4,200kWh). * Quoted CO2 emissions abated based on typical annual MWh output and average CO2 Emissions in 2018 (0.291t/MWh) in the All-Island Single Electricity Market, and published by the CRU in its Fuel Mix Disclosure and CO2 Emissions for 2018, September 2019.